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  • Post Date: August 18, 2022
Job Description









Reporting to the Human Resources Coordinator for Operations, the HR Advisor, Health & Safety is responsible for the application of health & safety policies and programs in support of the Cree School Board (CSB) mission, vision and values, and to accompany the various CSB services in applying the policies and programs.

More specifically, the HR Advisor, Health & Safety, through the involvement of internal stakeholders, will contribute to develop, support and execute strategies, as well as perform operations and deliver solutions in the areas of health & safety as they apply to her/his field of activity.

The Human Resources Advisor, Health & Safety will develop and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders (including the Organizational Coordinator of Health, Safety and Wellness, school principals, Community Education Administrators, Material Resources, School Operations, Information & Technology, Human Resources team, etc.) in order to better identify needs and appropriate solutions regarding the management of health & safety as it pertains to the services provided by the Human Resources Department across the Cree School Board.



Supervisory Responsibilities

Participate in coaching, developing, and supervising staff when necessary.

Pursue own professional development in order to enhance personal and organizational capacity, as well as meet the changing needs of the organization.

Represent department and organization, as required.

Any other duties, as assigned by supervisor

Departmental responsibilities

Contribute to the development of strategic initiatives and action plans regarding the management of health & safety as it pertains to the services provided by the Human Resources Department across the Cree School Board.

Participate in the development and implementation of up to-date efficient and effective systems, databases / files and administrative standards that respond to the needs of the school board.

Contribute to the development and implementation of health & safety processes, procedures, and policies and adapt these when necessary to specific contexts to help them attain compliance to CSB measures.

Participate in the development and implementation of relevant programs. Monitor customer satisfaction and liaise with program owner for adjustments.

Establish and maintain effective communications and relations with employees, managers, other stakeholders across the CSB and external stakeholders.

Role-specific responsibilities

Develop awareness and information tools, as well as ensure that those provided by the CNESST are implemented appropriately and regularly within workplace areas (such as sanitation standards guides, quick reference guides, checklists and poster summarizing preventive measures, etc.).

Liaison with the CSB, the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay (CBHSSJB), the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) officials, and other services or external stakeholders . as it pertains to the services provided by the Human Resources Department.

Assist claims management with employees and the CNESST, investigate workplace incidents or accidents, prepare necessary documentation, and do necessary follow ups.

Provide resources and guidance for schools and services that should be implemented on an ongoing basis. Deliver health and safety training courses to promote health and safety.

Participate in the Wellness program, including administration of the Employee and Family Assistance Program.

Communicate on an ongoing basis with local CSB stakeholders so that proper procedures and tools are in place to ensure compliance with norms and regulations and to support in identifying risks in the workplace and developing action plans accordingly.

Sit on the Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

Respond to calls and email inquiries related to workplace safety and health.

Assist with developing, recommending, and implementing adequate health and safety measures to maximize prevention (outbreaks or other emergency situations) in schools and other CSB offices.

Act as the primary information contact point within HR in case of outbreak or emergency situations to ensure up to date information and regulations are communicated to relevant stakeholders within the CSB.

May be called to perform any other related duties.



Undergraduate degree in a relevant field of study certifying a minimum three-year university program or hold a senior executive or senior staff position, excluding a manager position, in a board.

Three (3) years of relevant experience.

Fluency in English and French is required, Cree is a definite assets.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office essential.

Previous experience working with stakeholder engagement (communication, identification and implementation support) is an asset.

Previous experience implementing preventive measures in the context of health crises or outbreaks is an asset.

Strong technical knowledge in the relevant areas of Human Resources, specifically health & safety management.

Solid leadership skills with strong oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to build trust.

Solid planning and organizational skills.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively across all levels and functions of the Cree School Board and to develop strong organizational knowledge and relationships.

Results oriented with problem solving abilities and attention to detail.

Ability to manage change.

Ability to build personal and organizational capacity through continuous improvement.

Ability to promote teamwork within and across departments.

Ability to handle confidential information and sensitive situations appropriately.

Willingness to travel.



Permanent full-time position.



$78, 660.00 – $104,878.00

Northern Allowance: $8,484.00 – $13,573.00

*Given the current salary regulations and guidelines at the Cree School Board, candidates from another Quebec School Board will be able to obtain a salary as per the scale above mentioned. However, candidates that are not from the education sector are not eligible to a salary above the midpoint of the position’s salary scale.



As soon as possible.


Please send your CV by completing the Application Form found HERE

Please indicate the competition #: MIS-4379

Note that all documents submitted must be in PDF format. If you have any questions, contact


August 16, 2022


September 13, 2022 5:00 PM

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